Sri Lanka

The Sense of Home and Belonging: Northern Sri Lankan Tamils in Colombo

Diotima Chattoraj • Jun 23 2021 • Articles

It is not only a material challenge to remake one’s former home, but also about how to deal with painful memories of violence attached to those places.

Interview – Harini Amarasuriya

E-International Relations • Jun 25 2020 • Features

Harini Amarasuriya discusses social exclusion, stigma, discrimination and resistance in Sri Lanka and how the women’s movement and radical Christians influenced dissent.

Interview – Issac Kfir

E-International Relations • Aug 20 2019 • Features

Issac Kfir discusses the terrorist attacks in New Zealand and Sri Lanka, Australia’s counterterrorism policy, Asia-Pacific cooperation, and returning foreign fighters.

Walking the Reflexive Talk

Audrey Alejandro • Sep 17 2016 • Articles

Semi-directive interviews are an innovative methodology that could apprehend the subjective and objective conditions of reflexivity understood as a social practice.

Interview – Nazih Richani

E-International Relations • Jun 6 2016 • Features

Nazih Richani discusses his extensive studies of asymmetric civil wars, the complex interdependencies of the Syrian conflict, and the possibility of peace in Colombia.

Parliamentary Elections in Sri Lanka: Entrenching Democratic Change

Siegfried O. Wolf • Aug 29 2015 • Articles

The time has come that politicians have to deliver good governance instead of covering misrule and autocratic political behaviour under the shadows of ethnic outbidding.

String of Pearls: India and the Geopolitics of Chinese Foreign Policy

Ashay Abbhi • Jul 26 2015 • Articles

At the cusp of energy security balances the diplomatic battle in the Indian Ocean has generated enough interest for the world to watch the passive stand-offs keenly.

Does Disaster Diplomacy Improve Inter-State Relations?

Ilan Kelman • Nov 4 2014 • Articles

Disaster diplomacy is best viewed as a long-running process with multiple parties interacting, rather than as a snapshot phenomenon which either works or does not work.

Review – Women and Militant Wars: The Politics of Injury

Zuzana Hrdličková • Aug 14 2014 • Features

Despite some imprecisions, Parashar’s insightful case studies highlight an under-discussed topic: the politics of militant women and the gendered understanding of war.

India’s Vote on Sri Lanka: A Responsible Choice

Bhaskar Balakrishnan • Apr 10 2014 • Articles

On 27 March 2014, the UN Human Rights Council adopted Resolution 25/1 on Sri Lanka. India abstained in the vote, which was a sensible, responsible, and balanced decision.

After the Slaughter: War Tourism in Modern Sri Lanka

James Stewart • Feb 28 2014 • Articles

The phenomenon of ‘war’ or ‘post-conflict’ tourism can be seen in the burgeoning tourist industry that began to develop in Sri Lanka soon after the civil war ended.

From R2P to RANP: Sri Lanka and ‘Responsibility After Not Protecting’

Henrietta Briscoe • Feb 7 2014 • Articles

After a failure to fulfil R2P obligations, there remains a ‘Responsibility After Not Protecting’. The value of this concept can be seen in the example of Sri Lanka.

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